The LA Galaxy defeated the Houston Dynamo 1-0 tonight to win the MLS Cup.
The MLS Cup was last night. (Did you notice? Did you know NASCAR also crowned its champ?) It ended with an own goal and the hero injuring himself on his fateful strike. It couldn't have gone down any other way.
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The Houston Dynamo — or Dynamos; whatever — won the MLS Cup Trophy earlier this year. Way to go, guys; we're happy for you. In a way to try to promote the league and team, the Dynamo has decided to temporarily auction off the trophy.
Well it's not the Patriots, but hey, it's still fun watching the Revolution twist in the wind. For the second consecutive year the Houston Dynamo are champions of Major League Soccer at the expense of the perpetual also-rans from New England.